School of Education
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I have worked in Early Years and education for the past thirty years, working in various roles from manager to teaching assistant and with individuals who have special education needs.
I have been working at Marjon as a Visiting Lecturer since 2018 and a Lecturer since 2022. Over the years I have lectured on various programs at undergrad and postgraduate level across the university.
My research interests are situated in Social Policy, Early Years, Children and Young People's Mental Health / Illness, Active listening and Children’s Rights and using the Mosaic Approach.
MA Social Policy, Plymouth Marjon University
BA Early Childhood Studies , Plymouth Marjon University
I lecture across the following programmes
FdA Early Years, Teaching and Learning
BA Special Educational Needs and Disability
BA Primary Education
Children and young people's Mental Health/ Illness
Using the Mosaic Approach in Research
Voice Views and the UNCRC, Articles 12 and 13
'I'm Just a TA' From mixing paints to managing safeguarding and class teaching: An exploration of teaching assistants perceptions and roles in school.
Associate Fellow of HEA
Policy and Lobbying Group ECSDN